representatives of something, we're affirming a dimension of our past, which says that we haven't, shall we say, moved forward. and then more importantly, let me say this secondly, more importantly, we're playing steadfast and loose with the pain and suffering of a particular people, a particular population of the united states. you, mr. stewart, may not be, shall we say, moved by the fact that union black soldiers, former runaway slaves fought and were massacred by the troops of forest, but i am. >> sorry you're insulted by it, but you don't have to buy the tag. it looks to me that nathan bedford forest was a military genius. he kept -- >> i would grant that. >> thank you. and he kept the people of north mississippi safe, safe as he could, for as long as he could. >> the white people. >> and then -- >> he kept the white people in north mississippi safe you're saying? >> no, i don't think so. i think he was looking out for everybody.